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Native fern propagation in Glacier National Park's Native Plant Nursery

Abstract:

Six species of native ferns have been propagated by spores and rhizome division in Glacier National Park's Native Plant Nursery. Beginning with spores, plants are ready for the field in 14 to 16 mo. Rhizome division is used for further increase of nursery stock. The life cycle of ferns is also discussed.

Issue & Pages:

Spring 2000 Pages: 5-9

Article Download:

1-1NPJ05-09.pdf (PDF document)

Authors:

  • Tara Luna

Keywords:

Adiantum, Athyrium, Dryopteris, Gymnocarpium, spore propagation

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